Tear troughs are depressions which run from the nose and all around under the eye. These depressions get worse as we age because of the sagging skin. The facial fat under the eye is unsupported and leaves this depression underneath.
As the face ages, this gives the appearance of lower eye bags and dark circles. In the past, it was thought that only surgery could improve the eye bags, and there were no effective treatments for the annoying dark circles under the eyes.
Fillers can now be used to even out this depression technology can also be used in conjunction to help skin elasticity.
You will see instant result with the filler.
RF will need 8 sessions and response from 12 week onward
The fillers tend to last between 4-6 months for initial treatment but longer after subsequent top up. Use of special eye cream helps to promote skin resilience in this delicate area and improve longevity of treatment.
The process including consultation will take no longer than one hour
There is no recovery time as such. You can go straight back to your normal life. There can be some expected bruising and swelling on occasion that will settle in about a weeks’ time i.
Bruising and swelling are the commonest expected side effect of the procedure. This is because the skin and underlying blood vessels around the eye area are very fragile.This, however, settles over 7-10 days and may take up to 2 weeks in rare cases.
Tyndall effect or blue hue under the skin can happen despite good technique. It is a result of filler reflecting through the very thin skin. It can be early or a late effect. Hence if the skin in this area is very fragile then you maybe advised against treatment. It is however uncommon.
Any hypersensitivity to filler which is rare.
However you feel and whatever you believe the consultation is a key stage for you to share what is going on and have an open yet confidential discussion with a professionalFind Out More